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Philip Kerr, A German Requiem

My local library has as usual come up trumps again with the third book in the Bernard Gunther trilogy, I’ve already listened to the first two. 192 more words

6 Copywriters Who Became Novelists

Writing a novel is hard work. I’ve tried (and continue to try) and I can tell you there is a lot of planning and hard work involved in creating a novel that people will want to shell out their hard earned cash and read. 468 more words


Killers and Poets

David Ogilvy once said, “Most good copywriters fall into two categories. Poets. And killers…If you are both killer and poet, you get rich.”

Poets understand emotion. 481 more words

Translate your coursebook - a workshop by Philip Kerr

Philip Kerr’s workshop started out with a controversial question: How many of you use translation in your lessons? Although many of us would feel guilty to give a positive answer to this, Philip’s aim was to shed a new light on using L1 (or any of the student’s own languages) in the classroom. 288 more words

Interviews & Reflections